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Linux Weekly News for November 8, 2001

Nov 08, 2001, 13:54 (3 Talkback[s])

The LWN.net Weekly Edition for November 8, 2001 has been published.

Inside this LWN.net Weekly Edition:

  • Front: Rulings in the Bunner, SoftMan, and Microsoft cases.
  • Security: OpenSSH 3.0; another kernel vulnerability.
  • Kernel: Toward 2.5; authoritative hooks denied; thrashing /proc.
  • Distributions: Linux Counter - The distribution of Distributions; Red Hat on Top; Debian runs a close second.
  • Development: Sweetcode site, new Alsa releases, ivtools-1.0, Gnumeric 0.75, and lots of XML stuff.
  • Commerce: Sharp announces Linux PDA; IBM open sources Eclipse; MontaVista goes digging for oil.
  • History: Stop terrorism. Use free software; Microsoft ruled a monopoly; More software patents.
  • Letters: The risks of documenting security fixes; reporting bugs.

...plus the usual array of reports, updates, and announcements.

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